Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said injured 6-foot-11 center Marques Bolden will return for the top-seeded Blue Devils' NCAA Tournament opener against North Dakota State on Friday while guard Jack White will miss the contest.
Skylar Mays scored 19 points, including four free throws in the final 15 seconds, and third-seeded and embattled LSU did just enough to beat 14th-seeded Yale 79-74 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
Freshman Gale Kalscheur scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and 10th-seeeded Minnesota rolled past Louisville 86-76 in the opening round of the East Region, the Gophers' first win in the NCAA Tournament in six years.
In Minnesota’s 96-76 win over Louisville on Thursday in Des Moines in an East Region game, the Golden Gophers more than doubled their usual output of three-pointers and pulled the first upset in the Big Dance.
An Associated Press analysis of New Mexico state House seats using a statistical method for calculating partisan advantage suggests a moderate advantage for New Mexico House Democrats in 2018 elections, but no clear structural advantage over time.
A judge has temporarily blocked Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the powers of new Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who immediately used his restored authority to pull the state out of a multistate challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
Because his son is an assistant coach at Louisville, Bill Murray was in Des Moines for the Cardinals’ NCAA Tournament game against Minnesota. Bill and his brother Brian were spotted on TV and jokes ensued.